Author Archives: Paul

Mountain lake…

June 22nd, Collado de Gelada, Vall de Boi, Catalunya, Spain. One of our utmost pleasures in the mountains is to make a long walk to a mountain lake. After a tiring and sometimes difficult walk, finally reaching the lake gives you the feeling that … Continue reading

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The call of the sierras

May, 29th. The bad weather continues. We ‘ve had one day with sunshine this week, but that’s about it. More rain to come. It’s about time we’re going back to the Spanish sierras, with their fantastic sceneries, fascinating wildlife….  Yes, the call … Continue reading

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La Palma skies.

April 2013. La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain. On top of the Caldera de Taburiente, at an altitude of over 2400 meter, you’ll find Europe’s biggest astronomical observatory of the northern hemisphere, showing impressive skies to the visiting astronomers. The first … Continue reading

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Birds of La Palma

February 2013. The island of La Palma (Canary Islands, Spain) is not really the best place for birdwatching or bird photography. Birds are not abundant…  you’ll see an occasional preybird, some crows, some very small singing-birds and that’s about it….   But … Continue reading

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Dreamin’ is free !

January 14th, 2013. We haven’t seen the sun for quite some time now. (or just briefly) Always cloudy, always rain. Cold rain. Terrible. I hate it.  And now we have some snow. And more snow to come. From what I … Continue reading

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The history of human race

Vallée de la Vézère, Dordogne, France, Dec 28-30th. The history of the human race depicted in one picturesque valley in the Périgord region: we present to you the amazing “vallée de la Vézère”!

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Season’s Greetings !

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The reward ….

June 2012. Spanish Pyrenees. After a long walk up the mountain, sometimes stumbling, suffering, asking yourself why on earth you are doing this, comes finally the reward: reaching the destination where you feel on top of the world, a place … Continue reading

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